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GuernseyWelcome to our page of information, attractions and places of interest on the island of Guernsey.

Guernsey lies close to the north coast of France and is bathed by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream. With its mix of unspoiled tranquil scenery, award winning beaches and cosmopolitan eating, Guernsey is the perfect destination. St Peter Port, the island’s capital, is a bustling harbour town, a tapestry of architectural styles that tell the story of the region’s changing fortunes. Over 100 miles of coastline is the setting for sandy beaches and dunes, secret coves and rock pools, rugged harbours and beautiful cliff walks.

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Visitor attractions and information - Guernsey

AttractionsGuernsey Telephone Museum, Castel, Guernsey - Opening Times: April-October, Monday - Saturday 14:00 - 17:00 - admission free (Sunday - closed ). Guernsey Telephone Museum was inaugurated by the States of Guernsey in 1976, primarily from items returned to the stores of Guernsey Telecoms following the automation of Guernsey's telephone system. On the island of Guernsey.

Attractions Fort Grey and Shipwreck museum, Rocquaine bay. Tel 01481 265036.Fort Grey is located on Guernsey's rocky west coast, near the infamous Hanois reefs and the site of many historic shipwrecks. The small martello tower contains a museum about Guernsey shipwrecks, with many salvaged artefacts and related illustrations. On the island of Guernsey.

Attractions The parish church of St Marie du Castro, Castel. The parish church of Castel is notable for its preserved medieval fresco and for the presence of a pre-Christian neolithic statue menhir in the churchyard, thought to be carved to represent a female fertility symbol. It was discovered under the chancel floor in 1878. On the island of Guernsey.

Attractions Sausmarez Manor, St Martin's. Tel: 01481 235571. Sausmarez Manor is an historic house lived in by descendents of Seigneurs going back to the early 13th century. Over the generations the family have been explorers, diplomats, admirals and generals who have all left their mark. There are over 200 pieces of sculpture in the art park and the sub-tropical garden is home to exotic plants such as bamboo, banana trees, tree ferns, camellias, ginger, subtropical lillies, hebes, giant echiums and giant geraniums. On the island of Guernsey.

Attractions Fermain Bay, St Martin's. One of the most popular and attractive bays in Guernsey. On the island of Guernsey.

Attractions St Saviour's Church. St Saviour's was the fourth church to be built in Guernsey. It is the largest of the country churches and stands at the top of a valley overlooking the reservoir. It took 5 months to construct and was dedicated and consecrated in 1154. The spire raises to a height of 103 ft and is capped by a fine weathercock. On the island of Guernsey.

Attractions Strawberry farm, St Saviour's. Strawberry farm has a collection of captive-bred endangered macaws and parrots,an adventure playground, crazy golf and 18-hole putting green. On the island of Guernsey.

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La Pointe Farm Holiday Apartments
Rue du Lorier
St Pierre du Bois
Guernsey GY7 9JU

La Pointe Farm is set in one of the most idyllic parts of a beautiful island.
Contact:  Kevin or Cindy Gallichan
Tel: +44(0)1481 267169
Fax: +44(0)1481 235860
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Adair Bungalows
c/o La Becassine
Folie Lane, Vale
Guernsey C.I. GY3 5SD

Adair Bungalows are ideally situated opposite Vazon Bay on Guernsey's beautiful west coast .
Contact: Mr & Mrs J Cowley
Tel: +(44) 01481 246339
Fax: +(44) 01481 245578
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The Ferns
Self Catering Apartments
Les Cherfs
Cobo, Castel
Guernsey GY5 7HG

The property is in an extremely quiet and rural location, but only 100 yards from the beautiful west coast beach of Cobo.
Contact Nigel & Cathy Gallichan
Tel: +44(0)1481 255985
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